The 21st Show

Should Biden go? Illinoisans respond

President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden in Raleigh, North Carolina, March 26, 2024. Elizabeth Frantz / Reuters

Today, we'll start the show by examining the growing debate over President Biden's 2024 candidacy.

Following a controversial debate performance and mounting concerns about his age, some Democrats are calling for Biden to step aside. 

We'll explore the reasons behind these calls, potential alternatives and what this means for the upcoming election. 


Nicholas Grossman 

Political science professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Senior editor, Arc Digital

Author, “Drones and Terror: Asymmetric Warfare and the Threat to Global Security”